Definition of predominantly in English:



  • Mainly; for the most part.

    sentence adverb ‘it is predominantly a coastal bird’
    ‘predominantly Russian areas’
    • ‘Any guy who can drive a crowd like that from a predominantly solo acoustic set is talented to say the least.’
    • ‘The company says the auction mart site has been chosen because it is a predominantly light industrial area.’
    • ‘The shirt will be predominantly claret and amber stripes on the front with an amber hoop around the top and a black collar.’
    • ‘As these trades were predominantly the domain of women there was originally a strong female contingent.’
    • ‘Matt has been DJ-ing for about three years, in various styles but predominantly house and deep house.’
    • ‘The area to the north and east of the appeal site is within a predominantly dense residential area.’
    • ‘The future of the Welsh revival depends predominantly on the recuperative powers of their missing men.’
    • ‘All this is happening in a country that has predominantly an agriculture economy.’
    • ‘We know it is done predominantly for TV, but we might have to reflect on that.’
    • ‘At first the fact the audience was predominantly female surprised me, before I realised why.’
    • ‘The room is predominantly beige with a narrow white border close to the ceiling.’
    • ‘The country is a British territory with a predominantly Christian population.’
    • ‘Figures also show that most incidents take place in busy urban areas and predominantly in the South of England.’
    • ‘He informs me that the ground below Dublin consists predominantly of boulder clay.’
    • ‘The people who currently monitor electronic tags are predominantly low paid with minimal training.’
    • ‘Ten years ago, the choice was definitely predominantly white, with perhaps a narrow strip of colour.’
    • ‘Exports were predominantly raw materials and goods with a low level of processing.’
    • ‘It is a show but not a contest, and, thankfully, the beauty of sport comes predominantly from the contest.’
    mainly, mostly, for the most part, chiefly, principally, primarily, predominately, preponderantly, in the main, on the whole, largely, by and large, to a large extent, to a great degree, typically, in general, generally, usually, commonly, as a rule
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